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Description of the painting by Pierre Renoir "Ball in the Moulins de la Galette"

This is one of the most popular places in Paris at the end of the 19th century. Young and nonchalant people flocked here and gave in to fun: dancing, drinks, dating. Balls were arranged not so often, but still regularly, and therefore this entertainment became popular among a simple class of Parisians. It was just one of these balls that Renoir captured and did so well that the painting was a success at the exhibition of the artist's works.
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Description of the painting by Fedor Reshetnikov "For Peace"

In Reshetnikov’s picture “For Peace”, one of the most important issues is raised - the issue of world peace. The picture was painted in the postwar period. Early 60s, the country is recovering from World War II. Everyone is worried about the possibility of a new war. Destruction reigns in the world. Against the background of grief and poverty, devastation and fear, five boys, still very children, are not childishly concerned about these adult problems.
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Description of the painting by Jean Auguste Ingres "Consul Napoleon"

Ingres was neither a revolutionary, nor a conservative, nor a romantic. Most of all he was interested in the form. Not an ideal form, but associated with the originality of the depicted objects. "Consul Napoleon" - the first Napoleonic portrait of Ingres. Authorship. The second portrait was painted two years later, when Napoleon was already emperor.
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Description of Vincent Van Gogh's painting “Portrait of Dr. Gachet”

Vincent Van Gogh, a famous artist from a small village in Belgium, created his masterpieces in the areas of post-impressionism. The desire to paint with paints not the outer shell, but the inner world with the order of decorative stylization. We can say that Van Gogh did not immediately become the creator of the paintings, as he considered the theory to be too far from ideal.
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Description of the painting by Ivan Kramskoy “Christ in the desert”

In the center of the picture, the artist depicted Jesus Christ of Nazareth. Christ sits among petrified sand ruins. Jesus' gaze is directed inward, He is thoughtful ... His feet are barefoot, the fingers of both hands are fastened in a hard lock. The whole figure of the Master indicates to us the deepest spiritual concentration in which He dwells with His entire Being.
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Description of the painting by Ivan Aivazovsky “Storm at sea at night”

The sea in all its states is the main theme of the paintings of Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky. One of his masterpieces, undoubtedly, is the painting “A Storm at Sea at Night,” which was painted by the artist in 1848. The plot of the picture is quite familiar to the works of Ivan Aivazovsky: night, a stormy sea and a lonely ship struggling with raging elements.
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